As with most beaked whales, little is know about this species and they are rarely seen.
Body length: 5-5.3m, Weight: 1-1.5 tonnes.
Stejneger's beaked whales are brown/grey/black bodied. They have a long beak with a strongly arched mouthline. The male has a single pair of teeth in the middle of the lower jaw. They have a dark, gently sloping forehead.
Stejneger's beaked whales inhabit temperate regions of the North Pacific.
Stejneger's beaked whales feed on squid.
They are thought to live in groups of 5-15, and are shy of humans.
Stejneger's beaked whales are classified as Data Deficient by the 2000 Red List.